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Gran Canaria Puerto de Las Nieves #5

Shoreline at Puerto de las Nieves on the Atlantic coast of Gran Canaria, Canary islands

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During our week long winter break on Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands my wife Liz and I spent most of our time off the beaten tourist tracks, exploring the less developed and more natural north coast.

One of our favourite spots on this part of the island is Puerto de Las Nieves, a charming seaside town with just a smattering of tourists to be seen amongst the locals.

Walking along the ocean front promenade along the rock strewn volcanic beach takes you to a set of natural pools, used for bathing and general fun.

We didn't partake, but I was severely tempted!

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Filename - gran canaria puerto de las nieves 05.jpg

Lens - 24-105mm zoom @ 100mm

Exposure - 1/60 sec @ f8, ISO100

Filters - Polarising filter used to reduce glare and enhance colours.

Location - Puerto de Las Nieves, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

Image enhancements - Adobe Lightroom

Comments - Handheld exposure with image stabilisation.